$1.6m Upgrade Gets Green Light

$1.6m Upgrade Gets Green Light

South Burnett Regional Council has given the green light for the $1.6 million upgrade to the Blackbutt CBD streetscape and footpath areas.

Caravan In Crash

Caravan In Crash

Emergency services were called after a vehicle pulling a caravan crashed on the D’Aguilar Highway on Tuesday morning.

Tarong Fund Steps In To Help

Tarong Fund Steps In To Help

The latest round of Tarong Community Partnership Fund grants will help four local not-for-profit associations, including a Blackbutt group which had its clubhouse trashed by vandals in March.

Arts Workshops Coming Next Week

Arts Workshops Coming Next Week

Two free workshops which will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall next Thursday (November 4) are designed to give the South Burnett’s artists, event organisers and small creative businesses a big leg-up.

Arts Strategy Unveiled For Comment

Arts Strategy Unveiled For Comment

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival’s organising committee, Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt, has unveiled the draft Blackbutt Arts Strategy 2026 for public comment.

Vehicle Rolls In Highway Crash

Vehicle Rolls In Highway Crash

Paramedics were assessing three people after three vehicles were involved in a crash on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Friday afternoon.

AvoFest Seeks Big Ideas

AvoFest Seeks Big Ideas

Australia is home to over 150 supersized monuments and artworks that look like much smaller objects, animals and food … now Blackbutt wants to join the Big Things movement, too.